School: Auston Institute of Management

Course: Higher Diploma in Electronics Engineering 

Course Length (Study Mode)

16 Months (Full-Time)/ 24 Months (Part-Time)


12 Core Modules


Every March, June-July, October

Course Delivery

Lectures, tutorials, seminars, example workshops, outside speakers, computer-based learning packages, group discussion and presentations and student centered learning

Core Modules

Year 1:

  • Electrical Engineering I
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Communication Systems
  • Computer Architecture

Year 2:

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Signals and Systems
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Advanced Digital Electronics
  • Project

Graduation and Progression

Students will be awarded with Higher Diploma in Electronic Engineering upon completion of the programme. Graduates of the programme can then move on to pursue Bachelor’s degree programmes with one of our university partners.

  • Birmingham City University
  • University of Wolverhampton

Course Summary

This course is designed to give students a firm foundation of electronic and general engineering principals upon which to build their engineering academic and professional careers.

In the 12 modules, students will cover a variety of topics from electrical engineering (before the plug), electronic engineering (from the plug onward), analogue signals, digital signals, micro-controller programming, instrumentation and controls, and more.

Professional Development Modules*

    • Business English (T1 & 2)
    • Business Communication (T3 & 4)
    • Introduction to Statistics
    • Introduction to Programming

*Full-Time students only
**The order of modules may subject to change due to availability

Entry Requirement

Candidates aged 18 years or older are eligible to enter the Higher Diploma programme with one of the following qualifications:

  • GCE ‘A’ levels
  • Higher NITEC
  • Auston Certificate
  • Other equivalent qualification from recognised institutions (completed 12 years of formal education)
  • Matured candidates with more than 2 years of relevant experience

Applicants whose first language is not English or whose previous qualification was not taught and assessed in English must provide evidence of attainment in English Language by achieving a GCE ‘O’ level C6, an IELTS 5.5 or an equivalent qualification.

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